BBC Symphony Orchestra
22 Feb 2020, St Giles' Cripplegate, London
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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2019-20 Season BBC Singers perform choral music by Anders Hillborg

BBC Singers
BBC Singers perform choral music by Anders Hillborg
16:00 Sat 22 Feb 2020 St Giles' Cripplegate

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Some of Anders Hillborg’s earliest lessons in music were learnt while singing in choirs. At St Giles’ Cripplegate, the BBC Singers presents the first performance of a new choral work by the Swedish composer alongside some of his established favourites, including the simple song lined with mourning O Dessa Ögon and the spine-tingling surround-sound of the 16-part Mouyayoum, an immersive experience in itself.

Complementing Hillborg’s works, Ragnar Rasmussen and the Singers bring us the radiant and heartbreaking love songs by Hillborg’s compatriot Sven-David Sandström, a sample of Steven Stucky’s touching Cradle Songs and Olivier Messiaen’s cut-glass miniature O Sacrum Convivium.